The Colosseum Web Roundup
This History.com resource explores how the Colosseum hosted gladiatorial games, mock sea battles, and performances in the center of Imperial Rome. The largest Roman amphitheater ever built, it seated 50,00 spectators and symbolized the Empire's might and prosperity. Related topics explored include gladiators, the engineering involved in the construction, and the fall of Rome.
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